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Minnesota legislature and Gov. Dayton grind out compromise on $46 billion in spending
Summer blood drive helps save lives
Volunteers needed in Otter Tail and Becker counties for DNR loon survey
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Frazee wrestlers aid VFW with holiday flags at Oak Grove
Parsons, Lormis repeat all-conference performances
Foster 29th at NCAA Outdoor West Prelims
Titans end Raiders’ baseball season
Prowler pitching stymies Detroit Lakes
Column: Big winners, big losers
Turning back the pages
Ehnerts celebrate 50 years together
Yliniemi is UMC's Student Volunteer of the Year
DL's Weber graduates from NSU
Friends & Neighbors
Okeson named Director of Nursing for Emmanuel Nursing Home
Food waste is money down the drain
MN gas prices up two cents
DL Public Utilities earns Reliable Public Power Provider designation
Outlet Graphics has new graphic designer
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, other acts headed to Fargo later this year
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Country singers Dwight Yoakam, Mary Chapin Carpenter add Fargo Theatre shows
Gabriel Nephi Megran
Dale W. Fagerlie
Ronald D. Lanoue Sr.
Victor M. Lindstrom
Remember to look around at the hurting heros among us
Lynn Hummel column: Everybody needs a Bud
Letter: Bad time to cut opioid drug prevention program
Letter: More than just a three-day weekend
Rural Minnesota leader: Lawmakers, please support County Program Aid
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
Preparing to slay? Suggestions for opening weekend
MN CREP sign-up begins May 15, 2017
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
March 14, 2017
Minn. mayor allegedly swindled his lover's husband, pulled gun on husband's son
CROSBY, Minn.—The mayor of a 2,400-person community in the middle of Minnesota is now wrapped up in a tale involving money, guns and romance....
March 14, 2017 - 8:44am
February 1, 2017
Dilworth woman accused of scamming hundreds of thousands of dollars from people around the world
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Dilworth, Minn., woman is accused in Clay County District Court of being part of a scheme that defrauded people around...
February 1, 2017 - 3:13pm
January 14, 2017
Bail bond forgery results in charges against company executive
A Champlin man who directed operations at a bail bond company has been charged with forging a bail bond in the case of a woman charged with murder, Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman and Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced. Anthony J. Hanson, 45, is charged in...
January 14, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 26, 2016
What’s with the big deal with the chip?
Customers paying for in-store purchases with credit or debit cards will be doing more “card-dipping” and less “card-swiping” as more...
May 26, 2016 - 5:20am
April 17, 2016
White Earth woman is charged with card fraud
Missy Sue Hanks, 36, of 36521 County Road 21, White Earth has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony financial transaction card fraud and misdemeanor theft. According to court records, on April 4 tribal police officers executed a search warrant on a 2010 Chevy Malibu...
April 17, 2016 - 5:30am
January 16, 2016
Identity thieves steal tax refunds
With another tax season coming up quickly, Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota warns taxpayers about tax-related identity theft, which occurs when someone uses your stolen Social Security number to file a fraudulent tax return and claim your refund. Though this type...
January 16, 2016 - 5:20am
October 8, 2015
Building a fraud-free family
A generation ago, most families didn’t think about financial fraud. Today, it can come in many forms – over the phone, through the mail and increasingly, online. It’s an equal opportunity crime that affects consumers of all ages. For the 15th straight year, the Federal Trade...
October 8, 2015 - 5:25am
June 11, 2015
Three charged with fraud in Minnesota National Guard recruiting scheme
ST. PAUL – One former and two current members of the Minnesota National Guard were indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury as part of what prosecutors say was a widespread recruiting kickback scheme that netted tens of millions of dollars in ill-gotten bonuses. Those charged...
June 11, 2015 - 8:58am
May 8, 2015
Local woman is accused of state lottery fraud
Joydell Ann Nealis, 23, of 28212 County Road 26, Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker County District Court with state lottery fraud, a felony. According to court records, she is suspected of stealing a roll of 100 Bonus Lucky Lines scratch-off tickets, worth $3 apiece, from...
May 8, 2015 - 5:25am
May 1, 2015
Man sentenced for credit card fraud
Barrett Annick-Zephrys Kringen, 19, of 10848 Eagle Lake Road, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of financial transaction card fraud. According to court records, in December of 2014, he took two credit cards without permission, and used one of...
May 1, 2015 - 5:30am
March 12, 2015
Senior abuse, fraud at tax time
Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman is asking certified public accountants to be on the lookout for signs of senior financial abuse among their clientele. Rothman urged CPAs preparing tax returns for their senior clients to use their expertise to help spot elder fraud...
March 12, 2015 - 5:55am
March 11, 2015
Social Security child benefits usually end after HS graduation
Q: I am getting ready to retire and have a child starting college next year. Will he be eligible for Social Security from my record? A: Social Security benefits have not been payable to children in college for many years, but he might be eligible for benefits if you retire before...
March 11, 2015 - 5:05am
March 4, 2015
Protect, detect and report Medicare fraud
Healthcare fraud is defined as that which occurs when an individual or organization intentionally deceives others to gain benefit, knowingly or willfully executing or attempting to execute a scheme or ploy to defraud the Medicare system or obtaining information through deception or...
March 4, 2015 - 5:05am
December 18, 2014
House arrest for Frazee woman convicted on card fraud charge
A Frazee woman was sentenced for felony transaction card fraud. Amber Anne Bauer, 20, will spend 30 days on house arrest and pay a $1,000 fine. She was also granted a stay of adjudication, which means if she remains law abiding during her probation, the felony will not go on...
December 18, 2014 - 10:30am
Child care, home health scam bilks state of $4M, prosecutor says
ST. PAUL -- Four people were charged Tuesday in what Ramsey County authorities called a “massive” multimillion-dollar public benefits fraud scheme. The four were accused of falsifying records to obtain public assistance through a home health care business and three child care...
December 18, 2014 - 7:59am